Leicestershire v Hampshire
County Championship 1955
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 20th, 21st, 22nd July 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHampshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 2 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 12; Hampshire 0
UmpiresD Davies, H Elliott
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), N Drake (Hampshire)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 49/3 (Smith 5*, Palmer 8*)
Close of play day 2Hampshire (2) 37/2 (Horton 13*, Eagar 6*)

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Grayc Firth b Jackson29      
RE Marshallb Spencer0      
H Hortonc Hallam b Jackson43      
*EDR Eagarlbw b Palmer4      
NH Rogerslbw b Lester19      
HM Barnardc Hallam b Jackson26      
+L Harrisonc Firth b Jackson4      
PJ Sainsburylbw b Palmer33      
D Shackletonb Spencer34      
VHD Canningsnot out3      
MD Burdenc Smithson b Goodwin4      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)12
Total(all out, 103 overs)211
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-72, 3-74, 4-86, 5-127, 6-127, 7-138, 8-182, 9-203, 10-211 (103 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer10   2322--
Goodwin10   1291--
Jackson44   28574--
Munden10   5160--
Palmer19   12302--
Lester10   2351--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Harrison b Cannings2      
MR Hallamb Shackleton23      
M Tompkinlbw b Shackleton11      
MJK Smithlbw b Shackleton70      
*CH Palmerb Shackleton13      
VE Jacksonlbw b Burden20      
GA Smithsonc Cannings b Burden50      
VS Mundenlbw b Shackleton11      
+J Firthnot out39      
CT Spencerb Sainsbury14      
TJ Goodwinb Burden10      
Extras(6 b, 8 lb)14
Total(all out, 136.5 overs)277
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-35, 3-36, 4-56, 5-120, 6-161, 7-189, 8-222, 9-244, 10-277 (136.5 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton48   19785--
Cannings47   20591--
Sainsbury20   5581--
Gray5   380--

Hampshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Grayc Firth b Goodwin6      
RE Marshallc Smith b Spencer10      
H Hortonc Firth b Jackson23      
*EDR Eagarc Hallam b Jackson15      
NH Rogersc Spencer b Jackson37      
HM Barnardc Hallam b Jackson1      
+L Harrisonc Lester b Jackson30      
PJ Sainsburynot out38      
D Shackletonst Firth b Lester11      
VHD Canningsb Lester0      
MD Burdenc Munden b Lester0      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 100.4 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-27, 3-54, 4-84, 5-96, 6-97, 7-145, 8-167, 9-171, 10-183 (100.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer20   8311--
Goodwin11   2231--
Jackson35   19485--
Munden4   400--
Palmer8   560--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterrun out0      
MR Hallamc Gray b Shackleton30      
VS Mundenb Cannings12      
M Tompkinc Shackleton b Cannings9      
*CH Palmerc Marshall b Cannings40      
MJK Smithc Sainsbury b Cannings14      
VE Jacksonst Harrison b Shackleton5      
GA Smithsonnot out2      
+J Firthrun out1      
CT Spencernot out1      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb)4
Total(8 wickets, 23.4 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-21, 3-45, 4-59, 5-113, 6-113, 7-114, 8-115
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton12   1442--

--> VHD Cannings (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 3
--> CT Spencer reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Hampshire first innings
--> MD Burden reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> VHD Cannings reached 650 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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